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Aviation workers put planned strike on hold

26 February 2014, 15:19

Lagos - The General Manager, Public Affairs of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Supo Atobatele, has said that the strike called by unions in the aviation sector had been put on hold.

The unions in the aviation sector had threatened to go on strike over alleged non-implementation of their new salary structure by the management of NAMA.

The unions are the Air Transport Service Senior Staff Association, National Union of Air Transport Employees and the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers.

Atobatele said that the management of NAMA was looking into the demands of the workers.

"The management of the agency held a closed-door meeting with executives of the unions and resolved the issues of welfare raised by them.

"Management has asked the unions to shelve the planned protest and strike.

"The workers are not expected to embark on the planned strike, scheduled for March 1," Atobatele said.

-  NAN

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